The Delhi Capitals thrashed the Kolkata Knight Riders by 18 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match in the UAE on Saturday at Sharjah. Chasing Delhi’s 229 for victory, Kolkata were bowled out for 210 for eight in 20 overs. From Kolkata, Morgan (44 off 18 balls) and Rahul Tripathi (36 off 16 balls) struggled to win. Nitish Rana also scored 58 runs. Norz took the most 3 wickets from Delhi.
Meanwhile, Shreyas Iyer played a stormy game. Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer hit an unbeaten 88 off 38 balls with seven fours and six sixes against Kolkata Knight Riders. Iyer’s 231-run strike helped the team to a 228-run stand in 20 overs.
Batting first, Delhi Capitals openers Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan opened the innings with 50 runs. Dhawan was dismissed for 26 runs. After this, Prithvi and Iyer batted in a storm. Iyer took all the wickets after Prithvi was dismissed for 66 off 41 balls with four fours and six sixes.
Pant also washed his hands in the flowing Ganges and scored 38 off 17 balls. Chakraborty and Pat Cummins were washed away by a storm from Kolkata. The duo scored 49 runs each, while Mavi scored 40 runs in 3 overs.